Arizona enforces mandatory water conservation requirements for most water users. In Agriculture …
  • No new agricultural acreage may enter production in active management areas.
  • Each farm (Irrigation Grandfathered Right) is assigned a maximum annual groundwater allotment, based on assumed irrigation efficiencies of 65% to 80%.
  • The best management practices program ensures that water is being used as efficiently as possible on the most productive land available.
  • Farms regularly improve and institute water-saving technology including new seed varieties improved water distribution methods and precision land leveling.